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Definition of spaces and exchanges

An exchange is the act of  giving or receiving something in substitution for something else. In today’s modern-day world these exchanges can take several forms:  economic – work exchanges, exchange of goods, trading across borders,  cultural – exchange of ideas, information, education,  movement of people – immigration, student exchanges, gap years…  Our modern-day world is changing quickly […]

The idea of progress (1)

The Idea of Progress   The Idea of Progress is the theory that the different advances in technology, science, and social organization can produce an improvement in the human condition. That is, people can become happier in terms of quality of life (social progress) through economic development (modernization), and the application of science and technology (scientific progress).  Progress implies change […]

Myths and heroes (2)

Modern-day heroes La notion de héros est aujourd’hui très confuse. Les nouveaux héros des jeunes aujourd’hui peuvent être fictifs ou réels, mais ne sont pas connus simplement pour le fait extraordinaire, ou même leur bonnes actions. Ils représentent un modèle, un exemple de beauté ou de talent: une actrice, un chanteur, […]

The Royal Baby

At 4.24 pm. on July 22nd a baby was born in London. But not just any baby! This baby boy is a prince and will probably one day be the King of England. Read more about the royal baby: – on the British Council website – on the UK newspaper […]